Teleflex: UroLift System Gets Regulatory Clearance In China For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Medical technologies firm Teleflex Inc. (TFX) announced Thursday that its UroLift System for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH has received regulatory clearance in China. The National Medical Products Administration or NMPA has approved the system, which is a minimally invasive treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH. Teleflex said it will seek commercialization of the product in […]

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Former Disney CEO Bob Iger Invests in Delivery Platform Gopuff

Bob Iger has become an investor in and advisor to Gopuff, a nine-year old commerce platform first started by two Philadelphia college students to deliver late-night snacks, hookahs and tobacco products. It’s expanded significantly since then and is looking to the former Disney CEO and chairman to help deepen its consumer engagement and growth globally. “Bob Iger is one of […]

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Teamsters Locals Reach Deal With AMPTP For New Contract Covering Casting Professionals In L.A. & NYC

A tentative agreement has been reached for a new three-year contract covering casting directors and associate casting directors in Los Angeles and New York. The deal was reached Tuesday evening after two months of bargaining between the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television and Hollywood’s Teamsters Local 399 and New York’s Teamsters Local 817. Union leaders say that details of […]

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Can't sleep? This band-aid-like sleep tracker can help find out why

(CNN Business)We spend around a third of our lives asleep. At least, we’re supposed to. In reality, many of us aren’t getting enough sleep — in a global study conducted in 2020, over a third of adults reported sleeping problems, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. There are around 80 different kinds of sleep disorders, including insomnia, sleep apnea and restless […]

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Apple Discontinues IPod

Apple Inc. is discontinuing iPod after 20 years as the tech giant has integrated the music experience across its various Apple’s product line. iPod touch, which redefined how music was discovered, listened to, and shared, will be available while supplies last. The customers can purchase iPod touch through apple.com, Apple Store locations, and Apple Authorized Resellers. Apple noted that iPhone, […]

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Congressional Support For Biden’s Ukraine Aid Package Request

President Joe Biden claimed Congressional support for his $33 billion supplemental budget request to provide security, economic, and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine battling Russian invasion. “I am pleased that, in my conversations with Congressional leaders, there appears to be strong support for the proposal I submitted, and Congress is likely to pass it in substantially the form I proposed,” Biden […]

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ADCT Awaits Cami Trial Data, CSTL Boosts Revenue Outlook, ANNX To Report HD Trial Data In Q2

The following are some of the companies belonging to the healthcare sector that reported quarterly earnings and provided an update on their pipeline progress on Monday. 1. Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc (ADAP) is planning to seek FDA approval for its lead product candidate Afami-cel, being developed for the treatment of synovial sarcoma, in the fourth quarter. Pooled data from Cohort 1 […]

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Sony Pictures Imageworks Appoints Laura Fitzpatrick As Vice President, New Business

EXCLUSIVE: Laura Fitzpatrick has joined Sony Pictures Imageworks as Vice President, New Business. In her new role, she will be responsible for third party VFX business development and strategic planning for long-term growth. She will also oversee worldwide sales, marketing and client engagement, reporting to Executive Vice President Michelle Grady. Upcoming projects Fitzpatrick will have a hand in include the animated […]

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Wall Street Looks Ahead To Open In Negative Territory

Inflation data, Consumer Price Indices and Producer Prices, Import and Export prices might get special attention this week. Earnings also will influence the market sentiments. Investors are keenly following up on the war situation in Ukraine and the ensuant price hike in the energy sector. Early signs from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open lower. As […]

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